Adventures in vibrating platform fabrication: so for my cytoplasm sculpture, I started with making a box and immediately completely hated it. It needed to be atleast round, if not more organic shaped. So I drew inspiration from my existing micrograph:
My original design called for three 1.75″ plywood parts stacked together, to be CNC routed. I started (above) but needed a different bit. Unfortunately the motor driver on the CNC burned out after that, so I tried to have it done at milwaukee makerspace- when there computer power supply burned out. So the guy that was helping me suggested to laser cut it- their laser cutter is a few inches bigger (makes a huge difference). Meanwhile I still have this thick plywood that is actually sort of pretty, with a weird ass shape carved in it.
So I made my design a bit less tall and we cut it out of 1/4″ baltic birch plywood, in 12…
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